What is NEO-SYNEPHRINE used for?
This medication is used for temporary relief of congestion in the nose caused by various conditions including the common cold, sinusitis, hay fever, and allergies. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nose area, reducing swelling and congestion.
Are NEO-SYNEPHRINE and phenylephrine the same?
NEO-SYNEPHRINE (phenylephrine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) hydrochloride is a synthetic sympathomimetic compound structurally similar to epinephrine and ephedrine.
What is phenylephrine eye drops used for?
Ophthalmic phenylephrine in strengths of 2.5 and 10% is used to dilate (enlarge) the pupil. It is used before eye examinations, before and after eye surgery, and to treat certain eye conditions.
Is NEO-SYNEPHRINE a vasoconstrictor?
Phenylephrine is a man-made drug that stimulates receptors (alpha1 receptors) on blood vessels and cause blood vessels to constrict (vasoconstriction). It is a vasoconstrictor medication, structurally similar to epinephrine and ephedrine. Vasoconstriction increases blood pressure.
Is Neo-Synephrine safe?
The active ingredient in Neo-Synephrine® is phenylephrine hydrochloride. Phenylephrine hydrochloride is a rapidly acting topical nasal decongestant, which is recognized as safe and effective by the FDA.
What are the side effects of Neo-Synephrine?
Neo-Synephrine is available in generic form. Common side effects of Neo-Synephrine include burning, stinging, pain, increased redness of the eye, tearing or blurred vision, headache, tremor, nausea, sweating, nervousness, dizziness, drowsiness, dryness in the nose, runny nose, and sneezing.
How often can I use Neo-Synephrine?
Neo-Synephrine Nasal is usually used every 4 hours. Follow the directions on the medicine label. Never use more of this medicine than directed on the label or prescribed by your doctor.
What should I start with Neo?
For hypotensive emergencies during spinal anesthesia, NEO-SYNEPHRINE may be injected intravenously, using an initial dose of 0.2 mg. Any subsequent dose should not exceed the previous dose by more than 0.1 mg to 0.2 mg and no more than 0.5 mg should be administered in a single dose.
What are the effects of phenylephrine in a normal eye?
Phenylephrine is used to dilate the iris through α-adrenergic stimulation of the iris dilator muscle. Sympathetic stimulation of the ciliary muscle is believed to be inhibitory, decreasing accommodative amplitude.
How is neo-synephrine administered?
NEO-SYNEPHRINE is generally injected subcutaneously, intramuscularly, slowly intravenously or in dilute solution as a continuous intravenous infusion.
What are the side effects of neo-synephrine?
What happens if you take Neo Synephrine 2.5% eye drops?
Does Neo-Synephrine (Phenylephrine) 2.5 % Eye Drops interact with other drugs you are taking? This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call 911.
When to use Neo Synephrine or cycloplegic for refraction?
For adults, a drop of the preferred cycloplegic is placed in each eye, followed in five minutes by 1 drop of NEO-SYNEPHRINE (phenylephrine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) hydrochloride 2.5 percent ophthalmic solution and in ten minutes by another drop of the cycloplegic. In 50 to 60 minutes, the eyes are ready for refraction.
How long does it take to take Neo-synephrine for children?
For children, a drop of atropine sulfate 1 percent is placed in each eye, followed in 10 to 15 minutes by 1 drop of NEO-SYNEPHRINE (phenylephrine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) hydrochloride 2.5 percent ophthalmic solution and in five to ten minutes by a second drop of atropine sulfate 1 percent.
What kind of solution is Neo Synephrine hydrochloride?
NEO-SYNEPHRINE hydrochloride, brand of phenylephrine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, is a sterile solution used as a vasoconstrictor and mydriatic for use in ophthalmology.